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Paint Permit Application Guidelines

Painting Guidelines

  1. If your building, structure, wall or fence or any combination of the above are subject to an existing Homeowner’s, Condominium, or Maintenance Association with a recorded Declaration of Covenants and Restrictions etc.., paint must be consistent with the colors specified in such documents.

  2. A residential building, structure, wall and fence exterior shall not exceed three colors, consisting of one base color and not more than two trim or accent colors for such areas as fascia boards, doors, door casings, window casings, shutters, columns, coining (Corner treatments) and architectural relief.

  3. Perimeter walls, fences and other structures on the property shall be painted the same colors as the building, with the main body of the wall, fence or structure the same as the building and any structure, wall or fence trim the same trim as the building.

  4. Walls and fences along gateway roads designated in the Land Development Regulation shall be painted uniformly.

  5. Stone and brick exteriors may be left unpainted and shall not be considered as one of the three colors.

  6. A paint permit shall not be required to repaint a building, structure, wall or fence the same color as it is currently, provided such building, structure, wall or fence is in compliance with the color palette.

  7. Window frames and muntins are not subject to these regulations unless the window frame and muntins to be paint- ed or repainted. Window frames and muntins with a factory-installed color finish are not subject to these regulations. In the event that a window frame or muntins is to be painted or repainted, only one color shall be allowed, and such color used must match a color used on the building.

  8. Roof surfaces are not subject to these regulations unless the roofing material is to be painted or repainted. In the event that a roof surface is to be painted or repainted, only one color shall be allowed, and such color used must match a color used on the building.

  9. Sub-section D of Article III, section 6.11.3 of the LDR provides a relief section for those who are denied a paint permit and want to appeal. Contact the Planning & Zoning Department for more information

THE ABOVE PAINTING GUIDELINES ARE FROM THE LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATION (LDR) ARTICLE III, SECTION 6.11. PAINT STANDARDS AND REQUIREMENTS.

Choosing Colors

The paint palette is a direct result of community direction. The residents of Lauderhill felt the need to have guidelines in choosing colors for painting residential structures in order to protect property values, personal investments and protect neighborhood continuity. The Mayor and City commission passed a paint palette resolution after the community, the Development Review Committee and staff participated in public meetings.

The City of Lauderhill Residential Color Palette is organized into three themes for paint selections: Tropical, Neutral-1 and Neutral-2. Do not mix and match outside the paint themes. Please note that the paint color shown on the Paint Palette may not represent the actual paint color approved due to inconsistencies with printer reproductions or com- puter monitor calibration. The homeowner should verify the paint selections with the actual Behr paint identification name or number/paint swatch. Other paint manufacturers are permitted as long as these colors are matched to the Behr paint number/paint swatch.

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